Australia NSW Greens MPs arrested at Adani protest

09:36  06 december  2017
09:36  06 december  2017 Source:   MSN

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NSW Greens MPs Jeremy Buckingham and Dawn Walker have been arrested at a blockade in Queensland protesting the Adani Carmichael coal mine.

NSW Greens upper house MPs Jeremy Buckingham and Dawn Walker are arrested in central Queensland on Wednesday following an anti- Adani protest . Photo: Supplied. Protesters chanted "Stop Adani " while police asked them all for identification.

NSW Greens MPs Jeremy Buckingham (2nd left) and Dawn Walker (3rd right) were arrested and charged with trespass unlawfully on a place of business. © AAP Image NSW Greens MPs Jeremy Buckingham (2nd left) and Dawn Walker (3rd right) were arrested and charged with trespass unlawfully on a place of business. NSW Greens MPs Jeremy Buckingham and Dawn Walker have been arrested at a blockade in Queensland protesting the Adani Carmichael coal mine.

The pair was among 17 people arrested on Wednesday morning for trespassing at the proposed site of the controversial mine, 270 kilometres west of Bowen, while one woman locked herself onto a gate at the railway construction site, according to Queensland Police.

Green's MP Jeremy Buckingham. © AAP Image Green's MP Jeremy Buckingham. Mr Buckingham and Ms Walker were issued with a police infringement notice for trespassing unlawfully at a place of business and fined $252 each.

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